Area Calculation Method for Health Care Book uri icon


  • Square footage data is important to health care facilities for many reasons: it is used in gauging building performance; in planning new projects; and in creating more accurate capital investment estimates. Yet there are currently many different methods for determining square footage in health care departments. This monograph outlines a standard method to calculate the area of health care spaces. This method, based on years of development and vetting, creates much-needed standardization to the measurement process.

author list (cited authors)

  • Hamilton, D. K., Lavy, S., Kircher, A., Jiang, Y., & Dixit, M. K.

complete list of authors

  • Hamilton, DK||Lavy, Sarel||Kircher, Amy||Jiang, Yin||Dixit, Manish K

editor list (cited editors)

  • Hamilton, D. K., & Lavy, S.

publication date

  • January 2017